WBLS Golden Years: The 1970's, Frankie Crocker, and Building a Station

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WBLS Golden Years: The 1970's, Frankie Crocker, and Building a Station

We're kicking off our first Black Music Month round table by taking a comprehensive look at the inception of WBLS.

Radio legends Vy Higginsen, Ken "Spider" Webb, Fred Buggs, Bob Lee, and music icon, Robert Bell discuss the importance of having a radio station, at the time, that not only celebrated the African-American musical landscape but also transformed the lives within the community it served.

Watch now as they take a look back at the glory days and golden years that put WBLS - in a class by itself.


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